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The second edition of Soul Travelling’s ‘Houses of Goa’ trail was held with an aim to explore the rich history and traditions of Goa through its houses.  As part of the trail, houses in Antruz Mahal, Ponda were visited, including the Gaunecar’s house, The Royal Palace of Saundekar (the only coronated king in Goa) and the house of Gyanpeeth awardee …

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A mark of tribute

During the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, the town of Marcel becomes a popular destination owing to the creativity witnessed in festive décor and dekhava. This year, along with the idol of Ganesha, a statue of Manohar Parrikar was crafted by artist Prakash Apa Bhagat Mashelkar and is on view till September 22 at his home in Duelwada, Marcel. The 68-year-old …

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Goa’s got talent

In an endeavour to promote and nurture local Goan talent, Big Daddy Entertainment organised its first season of ‘Our Stage Your Talent’ (OSYT) a competitive talent show which to showcase Goan talent. The final was judged by noted choreographer Geeta Kapur and stand-up artist, actor and anchor, Ash Chandler along with entertainment director, Golden Globe Hotels Private Limited, Zabyn Khan. The first …

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Remembering the shoot-out at Margao

Sanjeev V Sardesai In this article let us drive into the heart of Margao, the commercial capital of Goa, and be a witness to a tragic event of yesteryears that occurred a century and three decades ago on September 21, 1890. We have to understand that in Goa, the Portuguese regime which had a hold only on Tiswadi, Bardez, and …

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Visit Greece for a perfect getaway

Visit the beautiful country that has so much more to offer than just blue and white architecture The beautiful Balkan country of Greece spread across a sparkling blue Aegean Sea is much more than just a romantic getaway. With its picture perfect beauty and idyllic backdrop, the sun-kissed islands are sure to gift you with numerous dreamy stories to take back with …

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A night out facing the

Thermaic Gulf Enjoy your drink or a glass of wine on one of the boat bars that sail in the Thermaic Gulf along Thessaloniki’s old beachfront. The cityscape bathed in the moonlight will steal your heart away! A boating trip in Lake Kerkini Opt for an unforgettable boating trip in the arms of nature in the calm waters of Lake …

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Dietary tips for Navratri

Rohini Diniz In a few days, it will be the season of Navratri, and many people will begin observing the traditional fast. The festival of Navratri is traditionally celebrated twice a year – during spring (vasant) and during fall (sharadiya) and was an effective way to prepare the body for the change in seasons by boosting our immunity. Unlike the …

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Healthy eyes with Ayurved

Sujal Torgal Patil A couple of days back a young woman in her twenties visited the clinic with swollen and watery eyes and photophobia (painful sensitivity to light). After a brief talk it was revealed that she was allergic to the eyeliner she wore to the office every day. Since the eyeliner was branded, nobody thought it could possibly become …

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Stop Vaping

Aldina Braganza If you have been thinking about quitting smoking cigarettes it is the best thing you could possibly do for yourself. Many people attempt to do so by switching on to what is now become popular and trendy: e-cigarettes. Well if you are such a person then you may want to think twice. This article is largely influenced by …

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An Artistic Confluence

‘Inception- Expressions of a contemporary India’, which opens on September 21 at Bottlejack Bistro and Bar, Porvorim, will showcase the best of art, sculpture and pottery by nine noted artists from around India, discovers NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ It was in 2008 that Vidhya Vernekar and Sandeep Murgaonkar first began working together at an art gallery and …

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